Mexican Cheese Grits Souffle

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
45 mins

Woohooo The US South, Mexico and France all in one recipe!!! If jalapenos are too hot, sub in the diced green chiles from a can.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Stir grits into boiling water; add salt.
  3. Cook 10 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until grits are thickened; remove from heat.
  4. Add cheese, stirring until melted.
  5. Saute' onion and garlic in butter; add to grits.
  6. Stir in peppers.
  7. Add a small amount of hot grits to egg yolks, stirring well.
  8. Add egg yolk mixture to grits, mixing well.
  9. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into grits.
  10. Spoon mixture into a greased 2-qt. casserole.
  11. Bake at 350º for 45-50 minutes.